The chemical spill happened this morning and has therefore forced the police to close the A322 bypass to the M3 as they deal with the accident. Seven people have been hospitalised following this morning’s collision in Lightwater, according to Surrey Police. The crash happened on the northbound carriageway of … Michael Gove was MP for the area before Parliament dissolved, he’s “investigating” what has happened. Our. “Specialist officers from Surrey Fire and Rescue Service have been deployed following reports of a strong-smelling substance at the address. Bracknell showmen's community NHS poster graffitied with 'gypsies'. A spokesman said: “We treated in total nine patients of which seven were taken to hospital. Seven people were taken to hospital following a crash involving a van and black saloon car in Lightwater. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Michael frequently receives complaints about the A322 Lightwater bypass, and it is recognised as the most significant cause of traffic congestion in Surrey Heath. Here’s what we know about the incident so far. Congestion to through Bagshot and Windlesham as traffic diverts. "For your own safety, please do not go round the closures. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. A police spokesman said: "Nine people have been treated by ambulance with seven being taken to hospital. Here is what you can and can't do under the new rules. The A322 in Surrey was closed following a three-vehicle accident which has left seven people hospitalised, Our free email newsletter sends you the biggest headlines from news, sport and showbiz. Stay up to date with all the latest traffic and travel news in the   Berkshire Traffic and Travel Facebook   group. Nine people in total were injured in the collision. “Three were taken to St Georges Hospital with serious injuries and the other patients were to taken to local hospitals with less serious injuries.”, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Nine people have been injured in a serious crash in Lightwater. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so. All lanes of the M3 are currently closed, following a multi-vehicle accident between J3 A322, near Lightwater, and J2 on the M25 Interchange. "Cars are still using the other carriageway southbound.”. We are working with our fire and ambulance colleagues to resolve the situation.”. Our. Surrey Police have appealed to any witnesses who saw the accident at 1515 BST, or the events leading up to it, to come forward. A322 Lighwater accident, taken by Neil Toogood, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Read more. These images from Surrey Live’s Will Bradley show police at the scene. DON'T MISSM5 traffic latest: Two vehicle crash triggers huge delays [Latest]Met Office weather warnings: Thick fog blankets UK  [Weather update]M11 traffic latest: Huge car fire causes four miles of tailbacks [Latest], They added: "Due to a suspected chemical incident being investigated in the Farm Lane area of Lightwater there are several road closures and advisories in effect.". Drivers heading to the M3 from the Bracknell direction can still get on to the M3 going northbound as that entrance remains open. Usual traffic levels are set to resume by 3pm today latest. It’s slow it a lot of the usual places but there are no incidents. We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. The road is closed between Gordon’s School roundabout to the M3 junction and has been since around 10am. The main carriageway has been reopened by police but the Guildford Road slip roads are still closed while the vehicles are recovered. The bypass re-opened at around 10.45am, but the Guildford Road slip roads remained closed whilst recovery was in progress. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. M3 Surrey northbound severe accident, from J3 for A322 Lightwater to M25. 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Our traffic portal Inrix says traffic is “heavier than normal” around the junction, but there are no incidents causing a problem. Officers have not revealed any details of what the incident on Monday, December 9, is. Four have minor injuries while another two are described as walking wounded. He also added that it is unknown when the closure will be lifted. "People in Lightwater have been told to keep their doors and windows closed as police deal with the incident in the Farm Lane area. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. The A322 was shut this morning (December 1) whilst police carried out forensic examination of the scene. Nine people were injured in total following the collision, which took place on the A322 near junction 3 of the M3 just before 7am on Saturday morning (December 1). 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One of the women was taken to Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, while the other was flown to the Royal London. A322 southbound closed due to accident investigation work between M3 J3 (Lightwater / Bagshot) and A319 Bagshot Road / B311 Red Road (The Gordon’s School roundabout). Traffic is queuing in both directions, including towards Bracknell, after the incident. Three people have died following a head-on collision which happened after a car crossed the central reservation on a dual carriageway in Surrey. As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. One lane closed, long delays and queuing traffic for five miles due to accident, a car involved on M3 London bound between J3 A322 (Lightwater / Bagshot) and J2 M25. Lightwater A322 : A322 : A322 : Woking Bracknell Lightwater A322: Lane configuration. Vehicles can then head anti-clockwise to rejoin the M3 at J2. A police van is blocking the exit to the M3, there are two or three other police cars further down. Get in touch by emailing Police were at the scene of the collision, along with ambulance crew and firefighters from Camberley fire station. Did you witness the car crash this morning? Surrey Police have also instructed residents of the area, to keep windows closed in the area. ALSO READ:Bracknell showmen's community NHS poster graffitied with 'gypsies'. Three cars were involved in the crash which happened on the northbound carriageway of the by-pass near junction 3 of the M3 (Bagshot / Lightwater). It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. order back issues and use the historic Daily Express "If you did witness the collision or manner of driving of either driver leading up to the collision please call Surrey Police on 101 ref #P18287290.". A MULTIPLE Vehicle crash on the M3 has caused severe delays, expected to slow down roads leading to and from Bracknell. "; Copyright © 2020 BBC. “We were called to an address in South Farm Lane around 9am today (December 9), following reports that the property had been vandalised and a man had been taken unwell. We’ve been told the traffic issues around junction 12 are largely caused by sections of the roundabout being coned off for roadworks. He added: "A police van is blocking the exit to the M3, there are two or three other police cars further down. The A322 Guildford Road was closed in both directions following the incident at 6.50am. The A322 Lightwater … Traffic is queuing in both directions, including towards Bracknell, after the incident. 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